The following documents are required to initiate your application for a partner visa in Australia. The below documents required for a partner visa for Australia can prove your identity. One of the below documents would suffice:
- A birth certificate showing the names of both parents
- Identification pages of a family book showing the names of both parents
- Identification pages of an identification document issued by the government
- Identification pages of a court-issued document that proves your identity
- Identification pages of a family census register
Your current passport showing your photo, personal details and passport issue and expiry dates.
Two recent passport photographs (45 mm x 35 mm):
- The photograph should be of the head and shoulders only against a plain background
- The applicant’s name must be printed on the back of the photograph
A national identity card may also be required if you have one, and a proof of change of name where applicable.
These are just the initial documents required to prove your identity at the time of application. More information is required to prove your relationship with your partner, and the legal status of your relationship. Supporting documents and proof of relationship needs to be submitted along with your application.
To learn how best to proceed with your Australian Partner Visa application, get in touch with our partner visa migration agent through email or talk to one of our partner visa immigration lawyers. We keep abreast of all new immigration rules for a partner visa as well as providing more general spouse visa advice. We would be delighted to walk you through all your partner visa requirements and guide you on how to prove a de facto relationship in Australia to achieve a successful outcome.